Staff Summary

The Montessori approach to education is grounded in the belief that children have a dynamic inner desire to explore and learn about their environment.

The Classroom Director

An adult well trained in Montessori philosophy and teaching methods is the key link between the child and the environment. In Montessori classroom, the term director is used to describe the role of the guiding adult. The director, specially trained in observation of child development assesses when to offer a new challenge to the child and demonstrates the use of materials. The director assists the child’s progress with attentive care, fostering a positive, loving atmosphere for the child.